Install VPN

VPN on Linux

Do you need to access the library’s article databases or your private home area on your PC with Linux? This article helps you reach NTNU’s resources through VPN.

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Connecting to NTNU through VPN is only available for NTNU’s students and staff. Not all distributions are supported by Cisco.

To use NTNUs VPN you can install Cisco AnyConnect on Linux:

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OpenConnect with Network Managers integrated GUI-tool is an alternative but might not always work as it is not distributed by Cisco. Network Manager has removed the option Any Connect as User Agent, and while this is the case it cannot be used for NTNU VPN.


sudo apt install network-manager-openconnect-gnome

Use the integrated GUI tool to set up VPN.


Orakeltjenesten can help if you encounter difficulties.

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